Professional Responsibility
Elon Law School
Fall 2020
Rooms 207
Monday & Wednesday 4:45–6:00 pm

Eric M. Fink
efink@elon.edu
+1 336 279 9334
Office hours by appointment

Law as a Regulated Profession

August 31

Professional Gatekeeping & Regulation

Maintaining an Ethical Law Practice

September 2 & 7

Advertising & Solicitation

September 9

The Attorney-Client Relationship

September 14 & 16

Attorney Fees & Client Property

September 21 & 23

Law Firms

Due September 25

Quiz: Maintaining an Ethical Law Practice

Duties to Clients

September 28

Scope of Representation & Authority

September 30 & October 5

Competence, Diligence, & Communication

October 7, 12, & 14

Confidentiality & Privileges

October 19, 21, & 26

Conflicts of Interest

October 28

Confidentiality & Conflicts Review

Due October 31

Quiz: Duties to Clients

Duties to Courts, Opposing Parties, & Others

November 2 & 4

Good Faith & Fairness Toward Opposing Parties

November 9 & 11

Maintaining the Integrity of the Tribunal

November 16 & 18

Interactions with Persons Other Than Clients

Due November 21

Quiz: Duties to Courts, Opposing Parties, & Others

December 4

Final Exam